Egypt's Morsi Grants Himself Far-Reaching Powers

Also orders retrial of Mubarak's leaders

By Newser Editors and Wire Services

Posted Nov 22, 2012 2:04 PM CST

(Newser) – Egypt's president today issued constitutional amendments granting himself far-reaching powers and ordering the retrial of leaders of Hosni Mubarak's regime for the killing of protesters in last year's uprising. Mohamed Morsi decreed immunity for the panel drafting a new constitution from any...   Read full story »

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